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  1. St. Lawrence County will lose revenue next year for recyclables under new contractRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Over the past few years, St. Lawrence County has been making money from recyclables dropped off at its transfer stations, but next year that revenue stream will turn into an expense. Larry R. Legault, the county's recycling coordinator, said changes in the world commodity market have reduced the value of recyclables such as glass, metal, plastic and paper that county residents are required to separate out from their mixed waste.

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  2. After 17 years of success, Potsdam Hobble Gobble draws hundreds from...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Runners and walkers made their way from at least eight states and across the Canadian border to participate in the 17th annual Hobble Gobble Prediction Run-Walk on Saturday morning in West Potsdam. The charity event's founder and director, Derry R. Loucks, stood in the doorway of the packed West Potsdam Bingo Hall and watched men, women and children as they came in from the biting wind and herded themselves like a rafter of wild turkeys to the registration table.

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  3. Eleanor J. PolowchenaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Hannawa Falls – Eleanor J. Polowchena, 94, passed away November 21, 2014 at Canton Potsdam Hospital. Arrangements are entrusted to the Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop, where visitation will be held, Monday from 2-4 and 7-9pm.

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  4. Massena PD Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Village police charged Loretta J. Murray, 40, of 32 Caroline St., Madrid, with petit larceny at 8:20 p.m. Friday after responding to a shoplifting complaint at Dollar General, Malby Avenue. She reportedly left the store without paying for $52.25 worth of merchandise.

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  5. Norwood man charged with DWI following traffic stop in PotsdamRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Village police charged Justin P. Woodward, 24, of Norwood with driving while intoxicated and ticketed him for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights at 1:24 a.m. Friday following a traffic stop on Tupper Lake Drive. Police said they initiated a traffic stop after observing the headlight violation.

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  6. Clarkson women fall to Quinnipiac; SUNY Potsdam blankedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    In their return to the arena in which they won the 2014 NCAA Championship, the fifth-ranked Clarkson University women's hockey fell to fourth-ranked Quinnipiac 1-0 on Friday night. The loss ends Clarkson's streak of 21 straight ECAC Hockey regular season games without a loss.

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  7. SUNY Potsdam men skate past SUNY CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Freshman forward Joey Gilhooly scored twice and senior defenseman Erick Ware added a goal and an assist as the SUNY Potsdam men's hockey team downed SUNY Canton 4-2 on the second annual Military Appreciation Night. Sophomore forward Tommy Telesca also scored for the Bears.

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  8. Potsdam PD Public RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Village police ticketed Jie Zhou, 32, of Potsdam for failure to yield the right of way on a left turn at 9:56 a.m. Thursday after responding to a report of a two-vehicle property damage accident at Main Street and College Park. Police said Zhou failed to yield to oncoming traffic.

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  9. Breastraunt Bingo new fundraiser for breast cancer organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    A Norfolk man has created an unusual fundraising idea that links local restaurants and businesses with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, a national nonprofit organization that supports breast cancer prevention and research. George J. Molnar, operator of Quantum Marketing, Norfolk, has developed “Breastraunt Bingo,” a fundraising campaign that's scheduled to kick off Dec. 12 and run through March 5. “There's really not a fundraiser like this in place,” Mr. Molnar said.

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  10. Coleman, Abongo anchor Clarkson basketball rout of SUNY CantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Senior John Coleman and junior Felix Abongo combined for 43 points as the Clarkson University men's basketball team scored 47 points in less than 16 minutes in the second half to blow past SUNY Canton 81-58 in a non-league matchup Thursday evening at Alumni Gymnasium. The Golden Knights improved to 3-0 on the season and will visit Wells College on Saturday.

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  11. NoticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Nominations can be submitted directly through the SUNY Potsdam athletics website, potsdambears.com. The “Bears Hall of Fame” link can be found on potsdambears.com's left sidebar under the heading “Athletic Dept.”.

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  12. Massena PD Public Record: P.M. EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Village police ticketed Darrell L. Freeman, 22, of West Main Street, Norfolk, for operation of an uninspected motor vehicle at 4:20 p.m. Thursday following a traffic stop on Andrews Street. SPEEDING - MASSENA - Village police ticketed Mosary A. Haught, 40, of Regan Road, Potsdam, for speed in zone at 3:49 p.m. Thursday following a traffic stop on East Hatfield Street.

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  13. Volunteers needed in Massena, Potsdam for Red Kettle campaignsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The bells signifying the holiday season are starting to ring, but more ringers are needed to make this year's Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign a success. The kettle bells began ringing last week at the St. Lawrence Centre mall and Price Chopper in Massena, and they will begin collecting donations at the Massena Walmart on Nov. 28, Black Friday.

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  14. Hermon-DeKalb exploring possible merger optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Faced with rising costs and a shortage of state aid revenue, school officials from Hermon-DeKalb Central School are continuing to explore options with neighboring school districts, including possible mergers. In March 2013, the Hermon-DeKalb board sent letters to school boards at Canton, Edwards-Knox and Gouverneur, asking if they would consider engaging in informal discussions about consolidations or sharing services.

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  15. Alta J. McCormickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Potsdam, NY- A memorial service for 73-year old Mrs. Alta J. McCormick of Hannawa Falls, NY will be held Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 4:00 PM at the Seymour Funeral Home in Potsdam with Rev. Ed Sachs, Pastor of the North Country Community Church in Potsdam officiating.

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  16. Recreation committee makes recommendations to Potsdam town and village boards at joint meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The committee appointed by village Mayor Steven W. Yurgartis to examine the jointly funded recreation department reported to the town and village boards in a special joint meeting Tuesday, recommending the establishing of a committee intended to make it easier for the municipalities and public to work to improve the recreation program they share. The proposed committee - which would meet once every two months - would include two town board members, two village board members, the village administrator, the recreation director, and possibly two community members.

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  17. SUNY Potsdam Students Week of Action to Combat Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    SUNY Potsdam students have planned a week of action to combat campus sexual assault as part of the national “It's On Us” campaign through Nov. 22. Student Government Association Vice President Scott P. Turner spearheaded the creation of a student action committee to bring the White House-led campaign to SUNY Potsdam. All events are free and open to both campus and community.

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  18. SUNY Potsdam, Clarkson skaters earn weekly league honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    For the second time in three weeks, SUNY Potsdam men's hockey player Jon Hall has been named the State University of New York Athletic Conference Goalie of the Week. Hall continued his strong goaltending last weekend, helping the Bears to a 1-0-1 mark against conference foes.

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  19. DAa s Office gains conviction in first test of DWI policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    It took a Stockholm Town Court jury less than a half hour to find a 27-year-old Potsdam woman guilty of a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated count following a two-day trial in the first test of a new policy implemented by the District Attorney's Office that eliminates plea bargain agreements in most drinking and driving cases. The three-man, three-woman jury also found Trisha L. Chapman, of Route 56, Potsdam, formerly of 30 Old Orchard Road, Massena, guilty of making an illegal U turn and failure to yield the right of way.

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  20. Ilene F. EmmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Locust Grove, VA- Ilene F. Emmons of Locust Grove, VA and formerly of Potsdam, NY died peacefully in her sleep the evening of November 13, 2014 - three days after this photo was taken. She proudly celebrated her 100th birthday this past June.

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